NACCHO Voice

The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

NACCHO recently announced the 2019 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Operational Readiness Awards (ORA). The Medical Reserve...

Feb 13, 2020 | nacchovoice

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO Announces 2020 Food Service Guidelines Action Institute

NACCHO and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and...

Feb 11, 2020 | nacchovoice

  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds Bipartisan, Bicameral FY2020 Appropriations Agreement

On Monday, the House Appropriations Committee unveiled the text of two FY 2020 spending packages, the second of which...

Dec 18, 2019 | nacchovoice

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

A Tale of Two Cities with One Common Goal: To Improve Breastfeeding Support for Low Income Mothers in Marion County, IN

By Julie Patterson, PhD, MBA, RDN, LDN, Northern Illinois University; Lindsay Moore-Otsby, MD, HealthNet; Carrie...

Nov 11, 2019 | nacchovoice

  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Book Club — Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Each month, we will bring you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. We hope to provide a...

Oct 15, 2019 | nacchovoice

Local Health Departments Engage in Outreach with Members of Congress

By Eli Briggs, Senior Government Affairs Director, NACCHO  Last month, during the annual Congressional summer recess,...

Aug 27, 2019 | nacchovoice

From the Field: Strategies to Increase Hepatitis C Screening and Linkage to Care through SSPs

By Nicole Miller, MSN, RN; Lela Riherd, BSN, RN, CIC; Zac Doobovsky, BSN, RN, CIC; and Harp Cheema, BSN, RN, Whatcom...

Aug 21, 2019 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Honors Anthony L-T Chen as its 2019 Advocate of the Year

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) named Anthony L-T Chen, MD, MPH, Director of...

Aug 13, 2019 | nacchovoice

  • Press Release
  • Gun Violence

NACCHO Statement on Gun Violence in Texas and Ohio

By Lori Tremmel Freeman, NACCCHO CEO “Gun violence is a profound public health crisis in America. The horrific...

Aug 06, 2019 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Vector Control Collaborative: A Cinderella Story

By Bob Lamkin. Environmental Health Manager, Brazos County Health District (TX) Brazos County, Texas, is home to Texas...

Jul 25, 2019 | nacchovoice

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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